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The Resource Jokers wild : legalized gambling in the twenty-first century, Thomas Barker and Marjie Britz

Jokers wild : legalized gambling in the twenty-first century, Thomas Barker and Marjie Britz

Label
Jokers wild : legalized gambling in the twenty-first century
Title
Jokers wild
Title remainder
legalized gambling in the twenty-first century
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Barker and Marjie Britz
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A history and analysis of gambling in the United States from Bingo to state lotteries to Indian gaming and the rise of Las Vegas. The book reveals how America has become a nation of gamblers and what the future holds for the gambling industry
Member of
Cataloging source
IOD
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Barker, Thomas
Dewey number
795/.0973
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HV6715
LC item number
.B37 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Britz, Marjie
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  • Gambling
  • Jeux de hasard
  • GAMES
  • Gambling
  • United States
Label
Jokers wild : legalized gambling in the twenty-first century, Thomas Barker and Marjie Britz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The colonists
  • Nineteenth-century gambling
  • Conclusion
  • 4.
  • Sin, vice, and gangsters
  • New York casinos
  • Gambling as a business : organized crime
  • Conclusion
  • 5.
  • Gambling as a legitimate industry
  • 1.
  • The phantom arrives
  • William F. Harrah of Reno
  • Las
  • Vegas : adult Disney World
  • Atlantic City : gambling on the Boardwalk
  • Conclusion
  • 6.
  • The dam bursts : Indian gambling and gambling vessels
  • The red man enters
  • Roll 'em on the river : return of the riverboats?
  • Introduction
  • Conclusion
  • 7.
  • Gambling-lotteries : state-run games of chance
  • Nature and extent
  • Permission : you may
  • The games people play : the modern lottery
  • Please do : advertising
  • 8.
  • The web of gambling
  • What is the Internet?
  • 2.
  • Regulating the web
  • Action by the states
  • Action by the Federal government
  • The business of online wagering
  • Conclusion
  • 9.
  • Intellectualizing the action : why people gamble
  • Compulsive gambling
  • Pathological gambling
  • Emerging definitions
  • Where are we now? : gambling today
  • Square pegs in round holes : gambling theories
  • Treatment models
  • Benefiting from people's addictions
  • Conclusions
  • 10.
  • Effects on special populations
  • Youth gambling
  • College gambling
  • Senior citizens gambling
  • Women
  • Extent and nature of legal gambling
  • 11.
  • Effects on communities
  • He says : the American Gaming Association
  • She says : anti-gambling activist
  • Conclusion
  • 12.
  • Enter the Federal Commission
  • Introduction
  • 1996 National Gambling Impact Study Commission
  • Commission recommendations
  • Conclusion
  • Conclusion
  • 13.
  • Enough is enough
  • Introduction
  • Market saturation
  • Competition
  • Gambling-lotteries
  • Convenience/neighborhood gambling
  • Further signs of trouble
  • Conclusion
  • 3.
  • New wine in old bottles
Control code
232161528
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 224 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780313002441
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)232161528
Label
Jokers wild : legalized gambling in the twenty-first century, Thomas Barker and Marjie Britz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The colonists
  • Nineteenth-century gambling
  • Conclusion
  • 4.
  • Sin, vice, and gangsters
  • New York casinos
  • Gambling as a business : organized crime
  • Conclusion
  • 5.
  • Gambling as a legitimate industry
  • 1.
  • The phantom arrives
  • William F. Harrah of Reno
  • Las
  • Vegas : adult Disney World
  • Atlantic City : gambling on the Boardwalk
  • Conclusion
  • 6.
  • The dam bursts : Indian gambling and gambling vessels
  • The red man enters
  • Roll 'em on the river : return of the riverboats?
  • Introduction
  • Conclusion
  • 7.
  • Gambling-lotteries : state-run games of chance
  • Nature and extent
  • Permission : you may
  • The games people play : the modern lottery
  • Please do : advertising
  • 8.
  • The web of gambling
  • What is the Internet?
  • 2.
  • Regulating the web
  • Action by the states
  • Action by the Federal government
  • The business of online wagering
  • Conclusion
  • 9.
  • Intellectualizing the action : why people gamble
  • Compulsive gambling
  • Pathological gambling
  • Emerging definitions
  • Where are we now? : gambling today
  • Square pegs in round holes : gambling theories
  • Treatment models
  • Benefiting from people's addictions
  • Conclusions
  • 10.
  • Effects on special populations
  • Youth gambling
  • College gambling
  • Senior citizens gambling
  • Women
  • Extent and nature of legal gambling
  • 11.
  • Effects on communities
  • He says : the American Gaming Association
  • She says : anti-gambling activist
  • Conclusion
  • 12.
  • Enter the Federal Commission
  • Introduction
  • 1996 National Gambling Impact Study Commission
  • Commission recommendations
  • Conclusion
  • Conclusion
  • 13.
  • Enough is enough
  • Introduction
  • Market saturation
  • Competition
  • Gambling-lotteries
  • Convenience/neighborhood gambling
  • Further signs of trouble
  • Conclusion
  • 3.
  • New wine in old bottles
Control code
232161528
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 224 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780313002441
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)232161528

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